The article comes with this advice. Do not contemplate any type of personal violence if you are experiencing pain as a result of this recession. The most valuable thing, beyond compare, is life.
TomDispatch.com: The Human Costs of the Economic Crisis
...in Northampton, Pennsylvania, a 49-year-old woman reportedly robbed a bank and, just 18 minutes later, "arrived at a check-cashing business and arranged for several money orders -- totaling $1,090 -- to pay a portion of the rent she owed her landlord." According to court papers, a "confidential informant" told police the woman had confided that "she was going to rob the bank to satisfy about $1,800 in back rent." The police reported that she was "in the process of being evicted."